Prince George of Cambridge

by follers on May 19, 2018

05/02/2015 – Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and son Prince George of Cambridge – Photo Credit: Solarpix / PR Photos

Birth Name: George Alexander Louis

Place of Birth: St Mary’s Hospital, London

Date of Birth: 22 July, 2013

Ethnicity: English (mostly), as well as European Royal (mostly), Scottish, and German, Irish, French, Anglo-Irish, Hungarian, likely 1/256th Indian or 1/512th Indian, and smaller amounts of Dutch, Danish, Welsh, Belgian, Swedish, Swiss, Bohemian/Czech, Russian, Polish, Channel Islander/Jersey, possibly 1/512th Armenian

Prince George of Cambridge is a member of the British Royal Family, and is third in line to the throne of the United Kingdom. He is the son of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. He is the grandson of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales, and the great-grandson of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Elizabeth II, who is the Queen of England, and of many member states in the Commonwealth of Nations.

He is the nephew of Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and Pippa Middleton.

Prince George’s paternal grandfather is Charles, Prince of Wales (the son of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and of Elizabeth II). Prince Charles was born in Buckingham Palace, Westminster, London. Prince Philip was born in Old Royal Palace, Athens, Kingdom of Greece, and is the son of Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark and Princess Alice of Battenberg. Elizabeth II is the daughter of George VI, who was King of the United Kingdom from 1936 to 1952, and of Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.

Prince George’s paternal grandmother was Diana, Princess of Wales (the daughter of Edward John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, and of The Honourable Frances Roche). Princess Diana was born in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. Edward was the son of Albert Edward John Spencer, 7th Earl Spencer, and of Lady Cynthia Elinor Beatrix Hamilton Spencer. Frances was the daughter of Edmund Maurice Burke Roche, 4th Baron Fermoy, and of Ruth Sylvia Gill Roche, Baroness Fermoy.

Prince George’s maternal grandfather is Michael Francis Middleton (the son of Peter Francis Middleton and Valerie Glassborow). Michael was born in Leeds, Yorkshire. Peter was the son of Richard Noël Middleton and Olive Christiana Lupton. Valerie was the daughter of Frederick George Glassborow and Constance Robison.

Prince George’s maternal grandmother is Carole Elizabeth (Goldsmith (the daughter of Ronald John James Goldsmith and Dorothy Harrison). Carole was born in Ealing, London. Ronald was the son of Stephen Charles Goldsmith and Edith Eliza Chandler. Dorothy was the daughter of Thomas Harrison and Elizabeth Mary Temple.

Sources: Genealogies of Prince George of Cambridge –

Genealogies of Prince George’s father –

CNN article on Prince George’s father’s likely Indian mitochondrial DNA line –

Article about Prince George’s paternal ancestor, Eliza Kewark –

Genealogies of Prince George’s mother –

Information on some of Prince George’s Lupton relatives –


Ron McGovney

by Manila on May 6, 2018

Birth Name: Ronald Joe McCovney

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: November 2, 1963

Ethnicity: Dutch, English, French, German, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, Scottish, Welsh, as well as small amount of Channel Islander [Jersey], Cornish, and Swiss-German

Ron McGovney is an American musician. He is known as the original bassist for the heavy metal band Metallica, before he was replaced by Cliff Burton. The band’s members have also included/include Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, Dave Mustaine, Jason Newsted, and Lars Ulrich.

Ron is the son of LaRae (Houskeeper) and Joseph Ray “Mack” McGovney.

Ron is married to Rene Michele Norrod, with whom he has three children.

Ron’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his fourth great-grandfather, Thomas McGovney.

Ron’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Clifton McGovney (the son of James McGovney and Margaret Jane Metz). Joseph was born in Ohio. James was the son of James McGovney and Elizabeth Douglas. Margaret was the daughter of William Metz and Katherine Thomas.

Ron’s paternal grandmother was Matilda Catherine Simmons (the daughter of Joel B. Simmons and Clara Ellen Webb). Matilda was born in Illinois. Joel was the son of Joel Simmons and Catherine Ward. Clara was the daughter of William Webb and Matilda Baker.

Ron’s maternal grandfather was James Edmond Houskeeper (the son of Thomas Jefferson Houskeeper and Missouri Jane Ownens). James was born in Utah. Thomas was the son of John Houskeeper and Elizabeth Thompson Morrow. Missouri was the daughter of John William Owens and Ruth Yoakum.

Ron’s maternal grandmother was Alice Elnora Vance (the daughter of George Harden Vance and Mary Cashman Wakefield). Alice was born in Utah. George was the son of Isaac Young Vance and Martha Eleanor Yager. Mary Cashman was the daughter of John Fleming Wakefield and Susannah Garlick.

Ron’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his ninth great-grandmother, Appolonia.

Sources: Birth record of Ron McGovney –

Genealogy of Ron’s father –

Genealogy of Ron’s mother –

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Christine McVie

by Manila on April 11, 2018

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Birth Name: Christine Anne Perfect

Place of Birth: Bouth, Lancashire (now Cumbria), England

Date of Birth: 12 July, 1943

Ethnicity: English, 1/8th German, likely 1/8th Channel Islander/Jersey

Christine McVie is an English musician. She is known as one of the three lead vocalists and the keyboardist of Fleetwood Mac. Other members of the band include Lindsey Buckingham, Neil Finn, Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, and Stevie Nicks.

Her father, Cyril Percy Absell Perfect, was a concert violinist and music lecturer at St Peter’s College of Education, Saltley, Birmingham and taught violin at St Philip’s Grammar School, Birmingham. Her mother, Beatrice Edith Maud “Tee” (Reece), claimed to be a medium, psychic, and faith healer. Her surname is from her former husband John McVie.

Christine’s paternal grandfather was William Henry Perfect (the son of William Perfect and Sarah Elizabeth Balm). Christine’s grandfather William was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Christine’s great-grandfather William was the son of Joseph Perfect and Hannah Betts. Sarah was the daughter of William Balm and Mary Suber.

Christine’s paternal grandmother was Rose Prockter (the daughter of Henry Proctor/Procktor/Prockter and Emma). Rose was born in New Wanstead, Essex. Henry was the son of John Proctor/Procktor and Elizabeth.

Christine’s maternal grandfather was George John Reese (later Reece, the son of John Reese/Reece and Eliza Moyse). George was from Saint Helier, Jersey. Christine’s great-grandfather John was German. Eliza was also from Saint Helier, and was the daughter of George Moyse and Elizabeth Hill, who were both likely English.

Christine’s maternal grandmother was Louisa Chant (the daughter of William Chant and Martha Prince). William was the son of Levi Chant and Mary Jane Ford. Martha was the daughter of John Prince and Hannah Meecham.

Christine’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to her third great-grandmother, Mary Fry.

Sources: Genealogy of Christine McVie (focusing on her father’s side) –

Christine’s father on the 1911 England and Wales Census –

Marriage record of Christine’s paternal grandparents, William Henry Perfect and Rose Prockter –

Christine’s paternal grandfather, William Henry Perfect, on the 1881 England and Wales Census –

Marriage record of Christine’s paternal great-grandparents, William Perfect and Sarah Elizabeth Balm –

Christine’s paternal great-grandfather, William Perfect, on the 1851 England and Wales Census –

Marriage record of Christine’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Joseph Perfect and Hannah Betts –

Christine’s paternal great-grandmother, Sarah Elizabeth Balm, on the 1851 England and Wales Census –

Christine’s paternal grandmother, Rose Prockter, on the 1881 England and Wales Census –

Christine’s paternal great-grandfather, Henry Proctor, on the 1871 England and Wales Census –

Genealogy of Christine’s mother –

Baptismal record of Christine’s maternal grandfather, George John Reece –

Marriage record of Christine’s maternal great-grandparents, John Reece and Eliza Moyes –

Baptismal record of Christine’s maternal great-grandmother, Eliza Moyse –

Marriage record of Christine’s maternal great-great-grandparents, George Moyse and Elizabeth Hill –

Baptismal record of Christine’s maternal great-grandfather, William Chant –

Marriage record of Christine’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Levi Chant and Mary Jane Ford –

Christine’s maternal great-grandmother, Martha Prince, on the 1861 England and Wales Census –

Marriage record of Christine’s maternal great-great-grandparents, John Prince and Hannah Meecham –

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Thomasin McKenzie

by madman on April 11, 2018

Birth Name: Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie

Place of Birth: Wellington, New Zeeland

Date of Birth: July 2000

Ethnicity: Scottish, English, more distant Jersey [Channel Islander]

Thomasin McKenzie is a New Zealand actress, also credited as Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie and Thomasin McKenzie-Harcourt. She is the daughter of actress Miranda Harcourt and director Stuart McKenzie. Her uncle is presenter Gordon Harcourt.

Thomasin’s maternal grandfather was Peter Harcourt (Peter Millais Harcourt, the son of John Gordon Harcourt and Dorothy Le Geyt Millais). Peter was born in Wellington. John was the son of John Bateman Harcourt, who founded real estate firm Harcourt & Co. in Wellington, in 1888 (now Harcourts International); and of Harriette/Harriet Ellen Wallace. Dorothy was the daughter of Henry William Highland Millais and Jessie Ann Louise Ross.

Thomasin’s maternal grandmother is actress Kate Harcourt (born Catherine Winifred Fulton, the daughter of Gordon Fulton and Winifred Harriet Austin). Kate was born in Amberley, North Canterbury. Gordon was the son of John Fulton and Catherine Macfarlane. Winifred was the daughter of Austin Albert Austen and Winifred Cameron, who was Scottish.

Sources: Birth record of Thomasin’s maternal great-grandmother, Dorothy Le Geyt Millais –

Marriage record of Thomasin’s maternal great-great-grandparents, Henry William Highland Millais and Jessie Ann Louise Ross –


Clara Paget

by follers on April 24, 2017

Birth Name: Clara Elizabeth Iris Paget

Place of Birth: Westminster, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 12 September, 1988

Ethnicity: English, Scottish, Irish, Welsh, more distant Jersey (Channel Islander)

Clara Paget is a British model and actress. She is the daughter of Georgeanne Elizabeth Elliott (Downes) and Charles Alexander Vaughan Paget, 8th Marquess of Anglesey.

Clara’s “Paget” family can be traced back to William Paget, 1st Lord Paget (of Beaudesert), who was born, c. 1506.

Clara’s paternal grandfather was George Charles Henry Victor Paget, 7th Marquess of Anglesey (the son of Charles Henry Alexander Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey, and of Lady Victoria Marjorie Harriet Manners). Clara’s great-grandfather Charles was the son of Lord Alexander Victor Paget and The Hon. Hester Alice Stapleton-Cotton. Lady Victoria was the daughter of Henry John Brinsley Manners, 8th Duke of Rutland, and of Marion Margaret Violet Lindsay.

Clara’s paternal grandmother was Elizabeth Shirley Vaughan Morgan (the daughter of Charles Langbridge Morgan and Hilda Campbell Vaughan). Charles was the son of Sir Charles Langbridge Morgan and Mary Watkins. Clara’s great-grandmother Hilda Vaughan Morgan was an author, and was born in Breconshire, Wales, the daughter of Hugh Vaughan Vaughan and Eva Campbell.

Clara’s maternal grandparents are Colonel John Alfred Downes and Anne J. Elliot-Deacon.

Sources: Genealogies of Clara Paget –

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